Crab Smasher are a Newcastle, Australia based group of improvisational sound sharks crafting a frenzied hodgepodge of weirdo psychedelic noise rock and experimental pop delicious. The band formed in 2002 as a cheesy electronic novelty noise act and have since mutated through a number of confusing formations into the sellout rock-and-roll hydra that exists today. The lineup currently consists of Grant Hunter, Nicholas French, Marnie Vaughn, and Nathan Martin.
Zond are a maximum volume, minimalist soundrock group based in Melbourne, Australia. They are named after a member of the group's childhood dog and/or a Hi-God People track and/or satellite of the USSR. Their live shows and recordings vary from screaming psych punk car crashes to ambient alloy radiation field hum: all that can be known in advance is the intensity of the performance. Zond includes members of past and present groups: Fong, Library Punks, On, Mum Smokes, Ned & the Meds, Wasted Truth.
The INJURED NINJA is in itself, an anomaly. The well-honed skills of any Ninja are calculated and precise, silent and deadly, these fit fighting warriors would never be disgraced by falling in the heat of battle. A Ninja knows victory or death – there is no compromise. So one must ask, what cataclysm has befallen this one? INJURED NINJA is an epic sonic force that confronts its audience with experimental Noise Rock and sythethsized electronic wizardry creating a new aural atmosphere.
Noise rock band from Melbourne/Adelaide featuring ex/current members of Paul of Blood, Whitehorse, Hardy Coxon, Winter Carnation and George W. Bush. The band holds together fuzzed out distorted guitar and blownout vocals with a strong, driving rhythm section. Discography: . TASTE THE RAINBOW EP (F'Ken Stoner Cassette Fken14) 2004
. SOME SONGS FOR SHAME EP (Eerie Stratum 3" CD) 2005
. COCKROACHES (Missing Link CD) 2006
. ROACHES (Sabbatical CDR) 2006 available from www.sbbtcl.com
Nomadic, hard to describe rock 'n' roll band originally from New Zealand, that moved to Melbourne, Australia, and then on to bigger and better things in London, England, now claim to live in Radelaide. Their music is a quasi-grunge, at times droning, atonal mess of heavily distorted guitars with the occasional tender, almost fragile, near-acoustic sound making it through the turbulence. Contender for the least pretentious band on earth and a powerhouse live.
There are at least four bands using this name: 1) The experimental / drone project of David Suss, from NYC. 2) The Chicago noise rock band....
Millions guitarists Scott Flaster and Corey Lyons are quarreling musical twins whose differences set the tension on which Millions' sound is based. Flaster and Lyons' dueling guitars create a codependent relationship of angst and grandeur - the neurotic impatience of Black Flag scraping up against the anthemic melodies of King Crimson.
Lee M. Ranaldo (born February 3, 1956) is an American singer, guitarist, writer, record producer, and visual artist, probably best known as a co-founder of the rock band Sonic Youth. Ranaldo was born in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, and graduated from Binghamton University. He has three sons, Cody Linn Ranaldo, Sage Ranaldo and Frey Ranaldo and is married to the experimental artist Leah Singer, with whom he has performed many live installation pieces with improvised music.
Dum Dum Girls are a noise pop band which formed in 2008 in Los Angeles, Califonia, United States. The band consists of Dee-Dee (vocals, guitar), Jules (guitar, vocals), Bambi (bass, vocals) and Sandy (drums). Dee Dee formed Dum Dum Girls as a solo project—the name a nod to both The Vaselines’ album, Dum-Dum, and the Iggy Pop song Dum Dum Boys — and released a home-recorded CDR on her label Zoo Music followed by a 7" on Hozac and a 12" EP on Captured Tracks.
Kitchen's Floor is from Brisbane, Australia. They have released music on Siltbreeze, RIP Society, Bedroom Suck and Negative Guest List. They have two albums - Loneliness is a Dirty Mattress (2009) and Look Forward to Nothing (2011).
Shellac (sometimes referred to as 'Shellac of North America') is an <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/american" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">american</a> rock music group formed in <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/chicago" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">chicago</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/illinois" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">illinois</a>, in 1992 by <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Steve+Albini" class="bbcode_artist">Steve Albini</a> (guitar and vocals), <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Bob+Weston" class="bbcode_artist">Bob Weston</a> (bass guitar vocals) and <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Todd+Trainer" class="bbcode_artist">Todd Trainer</a> (drums). They have been classified as <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/post-hardcore" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">post-hardcore</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/noise%20rock" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">noise rock</a> and <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/math%20rock" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">math rock</a>. Albini has claimed they refer to themselves as 'Shellac of North America', "when we're being pretentious."